What does FH mean on Volvo Trucks?

What does FH mean on Volvo Trucks?

Forward control High entry
The Volvo FH is a heavy truck range manufactured by the Swedish company Volvo Trucks. It was originally introduced in late 1993 as the FH12 and FH16. FH stands for Forward control High entry, where numbers denominate engine capacity in litres.

What is the most powerful Volvo truck?

Volvo FH16
The Volvo FH16 with 700 horsepower is the world’s most powerful truck. It is built for the most demanding haulage assignments. Despite its 700 horsepower, there is no increase in either its emissions or fuel consumption.

How many gears does a Volvo 440 have?

Volvo FMX 440 5600/CAB Tipper comes with Air Brakes brakes with parking brakes. Its steering type is with a 12-Speed gearbox.

What engine is in the Volvo FH?

The FH16 truck is powered by D16K, Volvo’s most powerful engine. The D16K is a 16-liter engine rated at 550, 650 or 750 hp providing 3550 Nm.

What does Volvo FM mean?

Forward control Medium height cab
The Volvo FM is a heavy truck range produced by the Swedish company Volvo Trucks. It was originally introduced as FM7, FM10 and FM12 in 1998. FM stands for Forward control Medium height cab, where the numbers denominate an engine capacity in litres.

Which truck is the toughest?

1. Mercedes-Benz Unimog (1947-2014) The all-wheel drive Mercedes-Bens Unimog is clearly one of the roughest, toughest, manliest trucks ever built.

How much does a Volvo FH16 weigh?

The maximum gross vehicle weight of Volvo FH16 is 56 t and the gross combined weight ranges from 44 to 120 tons. The FH16 truck is also equipped with Volvo I-Shift, intelligent and automated manual transmission with 12 forward gears and 4 reverse gears, designed to smoothen the driving and saving additional fuel.

Is the Volvo 460 RWD?

They were built at the NedCar factory in Born, the Netherlands. The 440 was a five-door front wheel drive hatchback and the 460 a saloon. They shared many components with the already successful Volvo 480, including floorpan, front and rear suspension, engines, transmission and braking systems.

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